Re: Steven Pinker lecture on writing/style

Subject: Re: Steven Pinker lecture on writing/style
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:41:59 -0400

On Wed, 08 Oct 2014 04:32:33 -0400, Sion Lane <sion -dot- lane -at- unit4 -dot- com> wrote:

Just wanted to share this link, this talk is based on his recent book which is getting a lot of positive press - The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.

I haven't had a chance to watch it myself and I'm not sure how long it will be available.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0eQYLao4i0

Hint on watching... Skip forwards about 20 minutes to get to the actual talk. I don't have time to watch the whole two-hour thing right now, either, but I absolutely don't have time to watch a lengthy introduction. As the old joke goes, "And now let me introduce a man who needs no introduction..."

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